Social Work: Social Justice

  • Social Justice and Counseling: Discourse in Practice book cover

    Social Justice and Counseling

    Discourse in Practice

    Edited by Cristelle Audet, David Pare

    Social Justice and Counseling represents the intersection between therapy, counseling, and social justice. The international roster of contributing researchers and practitioners demonstrate how social justice unfolds, utterance by utterance, in conversations that attend to social inequities, power…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation: Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict book cover

    Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability: Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation book cover

    Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation

    By Niklas Dr Altermark

    What happens when a group traditionally defined as lacking the necessary capacities of citizenship is targeted by government programs that have made ‘citizenship inclusion’ their main goal? Combining theoretical perspectives of political philosophy, social theory, and disability studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism book cover

    Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion book cover

    Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries book cover

    Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Combating Poverty in Europe: The German Welfare Regime in Practice book cover

    Combating Poverty in Europe

    The German Welfare Regime in Practice

    By Gerhard Bäcker

    Edited by Peter Krause

    Title first published in 2003. This informative volume addresses the impact of the EU on national policies to combat poverty in European member states. The editors bring together leading academics to discuss the issue of and fight against poverty in Germany in particular, within the context of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Researching Poverty book cover

    Researching Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  This collection of papers reviews the theory, method and policy relevance of post-war poverty research. It is designed to contribute to bringing high quality research in this area back to the centre of both social research and informed policy debate.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Janis Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices? book cover

    Diversion in Youth Justice

    What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?

    By Roger Smith

    Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice book cover

    Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice

    By Tim Goddard, Randy Myers

    Activists, policymakers, and scholars in the US have called for policy reform and evidence-based efforts to decrease the number of people in jail and prison, improve hostile police–community relations, and rollback the "tough on crime" movement. Given that poor people, particularly poor people of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

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